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Verde Valley School educates students for college and for life by encouraging them to become intellectually curious, academically accomplished and creatively expressive.  The program fosters intercultural understanding and world citizenship, environmental stewardship, the value of physical labor, and service to humanity with a willing spirit. It is an intentionally international school with 50% of students from 20 countries, 50% from 18 US states including a number of local day students from the Sedona area.
At the heart of VVS is an experienced, motivated and caring faculty.  Possessing a variety of life experiences, strengths, and cultures, the VVS faculty are passionate about their subjects and dedicated to providing a project-based, student-centered program. We are always interested in receiving employment inquiries from talented educators who share our mission.

To apply for a position at Verde Valley School please email your resume and cover letter to Lori Perkins at lperkins@norteweb.net.

Current Vacancies

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  • Math Position (Full Time)

    Job Summary:
    High School Math (9th - 12th grade)
    Salary: Commensurate with experience.  Benefits package includes health, dental, vision and 403B
    Location:  Sedona, AZ USA
    Employer: Verde Valley School
    Type: IB Boarding School
    Category:  Math
    Preferred Education Level: Masters
      
    Job Description:
    Verde Valley School seeks a skilled and enthusiastic high school math teacher experienced with teaching a wide range of learners across grade levels.   All courses are taught with an emphasis on developing skills and enduring understanding in the subject area with the teacher serving as coach, guiding students to question, explore, collect and analyze data, solve complex problems and persist in the face of challenge.  The VVS math program culminates with IB Mathematics offered at three different levels in 11th and 12th grade. 

    The ideal candidate is someone who loves engaging adolescents of all abilities in the study of math and who is comfortable differentiating instruction and developing a wide range of assessment modes to meet the needs of all learners.  Depending on the experience of the candidate and the needs of the cohort, this position may include teaching a math lab or academic support course in addition to math courses.

    VVS seeks candidates who are eager to fully immerse in all facets of boarding school life on our rustic desert campus. In addition to classroom teaching, full-time faculty members supervise students one evening per week, one weekend per month, and twice each week for campus work jobs. Each faculty member leads one extracurricular activity or sport twice each week and is responsible for advising 4-5 students.  Most faculty members lead a 2-week wilderness & service trip throughout the Southwest each November. Meals in our dining hall are provided.  On-campus housing may be available, space-permitting.
     
    Preference is given to candidates who have:
    • IB or pre-IB program experience
    • Experience teaching high school math using an experiential approach
    • Experience working in a residential setting
    • Experience and enthusiasm for living and teaching in diverse communities
    • Experience teaching non-native English speakers
    • Experience coaching and/or leading outdoor activities
     This position begins August 2024.
     
    Please send cover letter and resume via email with subject heading: “Math Position Application” to lperkins@norteweb.net.  No phone calls or faxes please.
Verde Valley School is an International Baccalaureate boarding and day high school for students in grades 9-12.